"It's All Happening at the Zoo:" Plural Visions of Landscape, Animals, and Humans in the Early Days of the Bronx Zoo
Contributor(s):: Rebecca Lauren Merten
This thesis examines the Bronx Zoo from the creation of the New York Zoological Society through the year of 1906, seven years after the zoo opened. This zoo, like other parks and zoos of the time, was born out of larger movements that placed importance on civic public amenities and valued certain...
"Support your local invasive species": animal protection rhetoric and nonnative species
Contributor(s):: Seymour, M.
In 2010 our founder, Denise Avolio, began Access Equestrian with a lifetime of horsemanship and adaptive riding experience and a desire to provide individualized programming in a beautiful location. In 2013, we received our 501.c.3 not-for-profit status and today run program from our...
Age, breed designation, coat color, and coat pattern influenced the length of stay of cats at a no-kill shelter
| Contributor(s):: Brown, W. P., Morgan, K. T.
Adoption records from the Tompkins County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, an open-admission, no-kill shelter in New York State, were examined to determine if various physical attributes influenced the length of stay (LOS) of cats and kittens. Similar reports from other no-kill...
An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York
| Contributor(s):: Kordzek, A.
In the past several years, there have been significant changes in law pertaining to cruelty toward non-human animals. While prosecutors have more options available to them today than in the past, research has failed to examine prosecutors' actions in cases involving animal cruelty. This research...
Animal Ecologies: Laurie Spiegel's musical explorations of urban wildlife
| Contributor(s):: Feisst, Sabine
Animal-assisted therapy for inpatients: tapping the unique healing power of the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Horowitz, S.
BluePath Service Dogs
BluePath provides autism service dogs, offering safety, companionship and opportunities for independence.
Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center
The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center is the only indoor riding facility uniquely located in the heart of the city of Buffalo, and has been the site of a therapeutic riding program for 10 years. The BTRC currently offers programs for mentally and emotionally impaired, learning disabled and...
Can your pet be trusted?
| Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld, Susan R.
Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End (CTREE)
Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End (CTREE), is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization located on the eastern end of Long Island, New York and is a premier accredited member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.). CTREE...
Characterizing pet acquisition and retention during the COVID-19 pandemic
| Contributor(s):: Hoffman, C. L., Thibault, M., Hong, J.
In March 2020, Americans began experiencing numerous lifestyle changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some reports have suggested that pet acquisition and ownership increased during this period, and some have suggested shelters and rescues will be overwhelmed once pandemic-related restrictions are...
Clear Path for Veterans Canine Program
Clear Path for Veterans offers select Canine Programs for both Veterans and community members who wish to participate in training with their canine companions. It is our goal to improve and enhance the quality of life of each of those who have the opportunity to engage in our training programs....
Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City
| Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen
Differences in background and outcome of three behavior problems of dogs
| Contributor(s):: Takeuchi, Y., Ogata, N., Houpt, K. A., Scarlett, J. M.
In order to characterize the three major behaviour problems, aggression toward owners, aggression toward strangers and separation anxiety, backgrounds of dogs and general outcomes of the behavioural treatments were analyzed retrospectively. There were 169 cases of aggression toward owners, 84...
Dogs and the elderly: the perfect prescription for companionship
| Contributor(s):: Silverman, Francine
Dogs and the Making of the American State: Voluntary Association, State Power, and the Politics of Animal Control in New York City, 1850–1920
| Contributor(s):: Wang, Jessica
Effects of phenotypic characteristics on the length of stay of dogs at two no kill animal shelters
| Contributor(s):: Brown, W. P., Davidson, J. P., Zuefle, M. E.
Adoption records from 2 no kill shelters in New York State were examined to determine how age, sex, size, breed group, and coat color influenced the length of stay (LOS) of dogs at these shelters. Young puppies had the shortest length of stay; LOS among dogs increased linearly as age increased....
Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship
Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship Inc.’s mission is to empower individuals with a broad range of special needs by providing the highest quality equine-assisted activities and therapies in an inclusive and welcoming environment.
Environmental enrichment for dendrobatid frogs
| Contributor(s):: Hurme, K., Gonzalez, K., Halvorsen, M., Foster, B., Moore, D., Chepko-Sade, B. D.
The Central Park Zoo, one of the Wildlife Conservation Society's Living Institutions in New York, recently renovated an exhibit for dart-poison frogs. Staff developed a new hollow coconut insect feeder in conjunction with this project. When the exhibit change, coconut feeder, and other...